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Daily Globe (Newspaper) - June 7, 1960, Ironwood, Michigan JUNE 7, 1960. MEA Committee Meets June 15 A regional conference study committee representing Regions 16, 17 and 18 Upper of the Michigan Education Association will meet in the Delta June 15, at 2 announced Cecil C. of regional The purpose of the session is to discuss problems concerning con- ference attendance and ment of conference programs and to recommend dates and places for the 1961-62 and 1962-63 al commonly known as state Region 18, which consists of Gogebic and Ontonagon will be represented by George member of the MEA board of directors and Ar- nold K o r p 1960-61 IRONWOOD DAILY Program Given Michigan Week was observed at the Roger Clark School here recently with a large number of persons viewing the various displays in the class A Wedding of Aggie Culture and Home was presented by the home ec- Mrs. Clifford Crase accompanied the skit with musical numbers on the The skit was directed by Mrs. Denver home economics In connection with the a fashion show was presented by the girls of the home economics Each girl modeled the garments she made during the school A band concert was presented by the Rockland School with William Saari and Mrs. James Lindberg and family of spent Memorial Day weekend with their the Frank bergs and Lester colorful pantie brief for your summer Now you can have the con- trol you need under your bathing Bermudas or bouffant Long stretch batiste or Three Graduate Corsetiers to Give You a THREE DEDICATION JUNE new Portage Lake lift bridge between Houghton and World's Heaviest Lift Bridge Dedication Is Set at Houghton Hancock will be dedicated June 25. The bridge is the world's heaviest lift span. HOUGHTON Michigan ally opens another bridge of its on June 25. when the Portage Lake Lift bridge is uled to be the world's heaviest lift span weighing 4.5 million the bridge carries auto- and pedestrian traffic across the busy Keweenaw way between Houghton and It's the only link between the mainland and the 40-mile-long Keweenaw lion structure was on than the mighty Straits of Mackinac Secretary of the Army Wilber M. Brucker is slated to be the speaker at the dedication and Michigan State Highway Commissioner John C. Mackie will address guests at a banquet the evening before the Constructed by U. S. Steel's American Bridge the bridge was completed in less than two Into it went more than tons of steel and tons of The unique 1310-foot lift bridge has two levels of level to carry train and the upper to carry motor hicle and pedestrian It op- erates in three In the first or normal the lift span is lowered all the way so that and pedestrian traffic can use the bridge The lower deck the rail Because are only seven feet of clearance be- tween span and water in this a second position provides a 32-foot water clearance for larger pleasure craft while providing for motor and pedestrian In this position the lower deck of the lift span is raised to the upper level of the the lift must be lowered before train traffic can The third position will see the huge 250-foot-long center span lifted to a height of 100 feet to allow for the passage of large The ancient two-lane swing span which was replaced by the new lift bridge has been a source of for many both to water and land Constructed in 1906 after a lake freighter had rammed and toppled its more an- cient it had a tal clearance of only 118 feet and water clearance of about six Large modern lake carriers were barely able to maneuver through the draw while motor traffic was halted as much as half hour be- tween the busy cities of Houghton and To make matters the old structure had to swing completely open to allow for passage of every small pleasure When its two narrow lanes kept traffic at a snail's The new boasting towers 200 feet has four spacious lanes and convenient new bridge cuts 10 minutes j off the time it used to take to i er the mile between Houghton and Hancock's business say pleased local Each of the 200-foot towers rests on concrete caissons sunk more than 60 ft. to reach bedrock or hardpan beneath the water of age A rare feat of ing skill and ingenuity was involved in floating the vertical lift span from where it was constructed on barges about a half mile from the bridge to its Accomplished in 1959, moving the span and attaching it to the husky cables that lifted place required less than a 12-hour break in lake carrier Lake carriers on Lake Superior use the Keweenaw Waterway to avoid the treacherous waters of Keweenaw where more than 40 ships have Copper Country residents are planning a gala weekend June 24- 26 as part of the dedication They'll feature street a boat boat and an air The Coast Guard will send one of its ice breakers to Houghton for the and the Lake Association is urging as many lake ships as can do so to use the Waterway during this weekend to salute the new Australia has a population of 10 Summer Deeds Borrow to on your signature Repay in monthly installments to suit PEOPLES LOAN SYSTEM St. James Ironwood Phone 1718-1719 Highest low as per month NEW The Rambler American 2-Door Deluxe Sedan above gives you top quality at America's lowest You save at least over any other built compact Parks Room for a family of And so easy on You save wheA you save as you drive when you Go Rambler American 2-Door Deluxe Sedan with down 36-montl. contract with normal federal taxes All prices and price comparisons quoted based on manufacturers' suggested delivered prices it Optional state and local if See Your Rambler Dealer Today SAVE AT LEAST Rambler American 2-Door Deluxe Station Wigon li lower priced by at least sny witon offered by other lour major U.S. cir C L AUTO Michigan Quits Post To Become a Pastor Pa. H. 36, father of three dren from nearby says he has quit a job with the Radio Corporation of America to become a pastor of the Mennonite Church near Pa. He will make a year in his new the financial point of view it is but dealing with the needs of people is more important to me Rudy said middle age has its com- So says author W. Somerset who is bound hand and foot with the of Mid- dle age enjoys Meals Planned For Guardsmen The old cliche that army travels on its still holds true even for the modern age soldier and much attention is being given to this important sub- ject by officials of the Michigan Army National Guard in tion for the annual of Camp its ing ground during the cording to First Lt. Frank A. commanding officer of the Ironwood National Guard Menus for the 1960 camp training period are being taken from the tional Guard food service the local Guard leader points The supplemented by al items which call for a greater quantity ot food than is normally given to regular Army will supplied to the local cooks as guides in preparing ed meals for the appetites of the men in he Local Guardsmen after a hard day in the and every day in the two week period will be just are scheduled to sit down to such dishes as grilled baked roast fried liver and fried meat balls and ed pork chops with apple chicken ala beef chop baked macaroni with Salisbury steak and baked fish The mess personnel of the wood Battery will be supervised at Camp Grayling by CWO A.F. mess assisted by S- Sgt. Joseph P. The battery will be at camp from July 9 to July 24. Estimated cost of food for the nearly Ml c h i g an National Guardsmen while at summer en- is Lt. ski Bagwell Is Speaker at South Dakota College S. D. Paul D. Republican candidate for governor in Michigan delivered the commencement address at Yankton College here Monday and was awarded an honorary The degree was conferred by Adrian college dent and former faculty member at Michigan State well is on leave as ships director during his for Bagwell will return to Michigan tonight to resume his British Honduras in Central America has a population of 100th Anniversary Jamboree REPUBLICAN MEETING JUNE 9th 7.OA D M Wakefield Memorial Building Ov I Banquet Hall All Republicans and All Interested Persons Are All Local Candidates Will Be in THE PUBLIC IS INVITED LUNCH WILL BE SERVED Gogebic County Republican Committee Political THE FINEST NYLON TIRE BUYS IN TOWN 6.70x15 Blackwall 11 88 Each plus lax And Old Tire Off Your Car 7.10 x 15 13.88 each plus fax And Old Tire Off Your Car 7.50 x 14 13.88 each plus tax And Old Tire Off Your Car 6.00x16 Blackwall 10 88 Each plus tax And Old Tire Off Your Car Guaranteed for 12 months against all road hazards Super strong nylon cord takes constant road poundings and impacts High mileage rubber NO MONEY DOWN You pay no money down when you trade in the old tires off of your TIME SERVICE GUARANTEE against all types of road hazards rated on the months used based on current price without trade-in at time of FAST FREE TIRE MOUNTING SUPERSTRONG NYLON TIRE GUARANTEED FOR 24 MONTHS Tubeless without Ea. 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